Musical Terms | Term 3

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Musical Terms Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Adagio
    • A. 

      Humourously, jokingly

    • B. 

      With vigour and spirit

    • C. 

      Slow, but not Largo

    • D. 

      Quite fast, but not as fast as Allegro

  • 2. 
    Allargando 
    • A. 

      In a singing style

    • B. 

      Moderately slow; Walking tempo

    • C. 

      Display intense feeling by modifying the time.

    • D. 

      Slow down and crescendo

  • 3. 
    Allegretto
    • A. 

      Quite fast, but not as fast as Allegro

    • B. 

      Dying away

    • C. 

      Sustained

    • D. 

      With vigour and spirit

  • 4. 
    Allegro
    • A. 

      Fast

    • B. 

      Very slow and dignified

    • C. 

      Slow down and crescendo

    • D. 

      Less motion; less rapidly

  • 5. 
    Andante
    • A. 

      Sweetly

    • B. 

      More motion; more rapidly

    • C. 

      Moderately slow; Walking tempo

    • D. 

      Held, sustained. Wind Player: use a soft tongue. Singers: "press"

  • 6. 
    Andantino 
    • A. 

      Slower than Andante, but often used to mean the reverse

    • B. 

      With vigour and spirit

    • C. 

      In a singing style

    • D. 

      Gradually speed up, usually with a crescendo

  • 7. 
    Calore 
    • A. 

      More motion; more rapidly

    • B. 

      Fitting or strict tempo

    • C. 

      Display intense feeling by modifying the time.

    • D. 

      With warmth

  • 8. 
    Cantabile 
    • A. 

      With vigour and spirit

    • B. 

      In a singing style

    • C. 

      Forcibly; with a sudden strong accent

    • D. 

      Quick and lively

  • 9. 
    Con Brio
    • A. 

      With vigour and spirit

    • B. 

      Dying away

    • C. 

      Return to the first tempo

    • D. 

      Quick and lively

  • 10. 
    Con Moto 
    • A. 

      Quick and lively

    • B. 

      Display intense feeling by modifying the time.

    • C. 

      With motion

    • D. 

      Return to the first tempo

  • 11. 
    Dolce 
    • A. 

      Return to the first tempo

    • B. 

      Gradually speed up, usually with a crescendo

    • C. 

      Sweetly

    • D. 

      Slowly

  • 12. 
    Giocoso 
    • A. 

      Forcibly; with a sudden strong accent

    • B. 

      Display intense feeling by modifying the time.

    • C. 

      Return to the first tempo

    • D. 

      Humourously, jokingly

  • 13. 
    L’istesso Tempo
    • A. 

      Dying away

    • B. 

      The same speed

    • C. 

      Fitting or strict tempo

    • D. 

      Quick and lively

  • 14. 
    Largo
    • A. 

      Very slow and dignified

    • B. 

      More motion; more rapidly

    • C. 

      Fitting or strict tempo

    • D. 

      With vigour and spirit

  • 15. 
    Lento 
    • A. 

      Return to the first tempo

    • B. 

      Forcibly; with a sudden strong accent

    • C. 

      Slowly

    • D. 

      In a singing style

  • 16. 
    Marcato 
    • A. 

      Marked; emphasized

    • B. 

      Gradually speed up, usually with a crescendo

    • C. 

      Very slow and dignified

    • D. 

      With warmth

  • 17. 
    Meno mosso 
    • A. 

      Very slow and dignified

    • B. 

      More motion; more rapidly

    • C. 

      Forcibly; with a sudden strong accent

    • D. 

      Less motion; less rapidly

  • 18. 
    Molto 
    • A. 

      Sustained

    • B. 

      Very much; a lot

    • C. 

      Held, sustained. Wind Player: use a soft tongue. Singers: "press" articulation.

    • D. 

      Marked; emphasized

  • 19. 
    Morendo
    • A. 

      Forcibly; with a sudden strong accent sustained

    • B. 

      Dying away

    • C. 

      Display intense feeling by modifying the time. Always

    • D. 

      Slowly

  • 20. 
    Piu mosso 
    • A. 

      More motion; more rapidly

    • B. 

      Sustained

    • C. 

      Quick and lively

    • D. 

      Fitting or strict tempo

  • 21. 
    Poco
    • A. 

      With motion

    • B. 

      The same speed

    • C. 

      Always

    • D. 

      A little

  • 22. 
    Rubato 
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Display intense feeling by modifying the time.

    • C. 

      Very much; a lot

    • D. 

      Held, sustained. Wind Player: use a soft tongue. Singers: "press" articulation.

  • 23. 
    Sempre 
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sustained

    • C. 

      Slowly

    • D. 

      Humourously, jokingly

  • 24. 
    Sforzando 
    • A. 

      A little

    • B. 

      Forcibly; with a sudden strong accent

    • C. 

      Very much; a lot

    • D. 

      Humourously, jokingly

  • 25. 
    Sostenuto 
    • A. 

      Marked; emphasized

    • B. 

      A little

    • C. 

      Sustained

    • D. 

      The same speed

  • 26. 
    Stringendo 
    • A. 

      More motion; more rapidly

    • B. 

      Marked; emphasized

    • C. 

      Gradually speed up, usually with a crescendo

    • D. 

      Humourously, jokingly

  • 27. 
    Tempo Giusto 
    • A. 

      Fitting or strict tempo

    • B. 

      A little

    • C. 

      Marked; emphasized

    • D. 

      With motion

  • 28. 
    Tempo Primo 
    • A. 

      Very much; a lot

    • B. 

      Slowly

    • C. 

      Humourously, jokingly

    • D. 

      Return to the first tempo

  • 29. 
    Tenuto 
    • A. 

      Held, sustained. Wind Player: use a soft tongue. Singers: "press" articulation.

    • B. 

      Always

    • C. 

      Display intense feeling by modifying the time.

    • D. 

      Return to the first tempo

  • 30. 
    Vivace 
    • A. 

      Quick and lively

    • B. 

      Dying away

    • C. 

      Very slow and dignified

    • D. 

      Sweetly